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.40-60 WCF Cast Bullets Reloading Data

 
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Warning! Notes: Test rifle was a Winchester Model 1885 single shot with 28-inch No. 3 barrel, one-in-40-inch twist and .407 groove diameter. Velocities taken 5 feet from muzzle with Oehler Model 33 chronograph (Skyscreen III) at 65 degrees Fahrenheit average temperature. All loads fired from benchrest at 100 yards, used Dacron filler and reflect 10-shot groups. (Handloader Issue 159)
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Wt. Bullet Powder Manufacturer Powder Charge Velocity (FPS)
229 Lyman 410459 Alliant Green Dot Click Here 1,646
220 Lyman 410459 Hodgdon H-4227 Click Here 1,529
220 Lyman 410459 Alliant RL-7 Click Here 1,370
230 Old West .411-218 Alliant Green Dot Click Here 1,332
230 Old West .411-218 Hodgdon H-4227 Click Here 1,268
230 Old West .411-218 Alliant RL-7 Click Here 1,388
230 Old West .411-218 IMR SR-4759 Click Here 1,672
230 Old West .411-218 IMR IMR-4198 Click Here 1,390
230 Old West .411-218 Winchester W-296 Click Here 1,206
255 Old West .407-250 IMR IMR-4198 Click Here 1,466
255 Old West .407-250 IMR SR-4759 Click Here 1,732
255 Old West .407-250 IMR SR-4756 Click Here 1,747
255 Old West .407-250 Hodgdon H-4227 Click Here 1,756
230 Lyman 403169 HP Hodgdon H-4227 Click Here 1,691
230 Lyman 403169 HP IMR SR-4759 Click Here 1,763
220 Lyman 410459 Hodgdon H-4227 Click Here 1,789
230 Old West .411-218 Hodgdon H-4227 Click Here 1,577
255 Old West .407-250 IMR IMR-4198 Click Here 1,624
 

.40 Caliber Reloading Data